The Radice Files — Episode 142: “On more last chance”

16 years ago Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Now, Ida threatens the same kind of devastation, and the government is already saying they’ve run out of time. That’s not what these people need to hear. I covered the aftermath of Katrina for years after it barreled through. Some of that destruction is still visible today.

Map: Tracking Hurricane Ida’s Path — The New York Times

A map showing the storm’s route as it moves toward the Gulf Coast.

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‘Just one more’: Inside the massive military community effort to save Afghans

Thousands of veterans have worked tirelessly to evacuate Afghans and Americans from Kabul. Even when the last flight leaves next week they vow to continue.

www.militarytimes.com

Intel Goes for Gold by Processing and Streaming more than 4.7 PetaBytes of Live 8K, 60 fps, 10 bit HDR Sports Content from Tokyo 2020 Olympics | by Intel | Intel Tech | Aug, 2021 | Medium

Intel has leveraged its unique position as a global technology leader to advance live 8K TV streaming content to several playback locations across four continents with ecosystem partners. Imagine…

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Gillmor Gang: Half a Loaf — TechCrunch

When Salesforce announced its streaming platform Salesforce+, the CRM Playaz’ Paul Greenberg and Brent Leary interviewed Colin Fleming, SVP of Global Brand Experiences at the CRM company (disclosure: I work at Salesforce). Later, I asked Brent about his show on this episode of the Gang. Brent: With all the things going on with data privacy […]

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Apple Loop: Stunning iPhone Leak, Powerful MacBook Pro Features, Massive iPhone Warning

This week’s Apple headlines; new iPhone features leak, new warning for iPhone users, Apple scanning iCloud data, Snowdon on Apple, high-end MacBook Pro details, Mac mini cancellation, how much to be Safari’s default search engine, and more…

www.forbes.com

A Hologram Delivered the Toast

It was a fitting wedding for Brittany Smith and Jeffrey Gallant, whose relationship relied on LinkedIn (“the ultimate platform for finding love”) and other technology.

www-nytimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org

Ghost Guns: I 3D-Printed a Glock to See How Far Homemade Weapons Have Come

Today’s 3D-printed “ghost guns” can look, feel, and shoot like factory-made weapons.

www.vice.com

Warriors’ Stephen Curry makes splashy $180,000 purchase of Bored Ape artwork NFT

Warriors star Stephen Curry made a huge investment into the Bored Ape Yacht Club amounting to 55 Ethereum or approximately $180k by today’s standards.

clutchpoints.com

Space Age Prophet: How Much Did Arthur C. Clarke Get Right?

Arthur C. Clarke is often referred to as a prophet, but exactly how accurate were his futuristic predictions?

interestingengineering.com

Michael Buble pays tribute to ‘hero’ son who is battling cancer — The Mirror

Singer Michael Buble says he’s “never met anyone as brave” as his son Noah who recently celebrated his eight birthday after battling cancer

apple.news

And finally…

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Albert King “In Session” — CultureSonar

“Vaughan’s hero wasn’t just anybody… It was the six-foot-four, 250-pound-plus blues legend Albert King — nicknamed the “Velvet Bulldozer.”

www.culturesonar.com

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